Teach the Beat: Go-Go
Lessons and teaching ideas for infusing the history and music of go-go in the classroom.
Books for the classroom on Washington, D.C.
D.C. Teacher Story
Strategies and resources one teacher used for teaching D.C. from a bottom up perspective.
D.C. History Quiz
A “learn-as-you-go” quiz about D.C. to help fill the gaps in the traditional textbooks and guided tours.
Photo archives of the Washington Area Spark, a monthly newspaper published from 1971-73.
A public history project documenting the historic segregation of Washington, D.C.
D.C. 1968 Project
A digital project centered on Washington, DC in 1968.
D.C. Labor Map
Find both current and historic labor sites in Washington, DC.
D.C. Latino Street Mural
A virtual tour of the oldest existing street mural in Washington DC, painted in the '70s in a community effort led by artist Carlos Salazar.
Story of the Virginia Interscholastic Association (VIA)
The VIA was an organization of African-American high schools created in 1954 through the efforts of African-American secondary school principals and administrators with operational funds from the Virginia General Assembly. The organization provided enriching opportunities and activities to African-American high schools that were otherwise inaccessible due to racial, social and economic barriers.